Don't mistake us for our european cousin
Locust flights, bon appetit !
The dry season.
About Abdim Stork
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Common name :
Native to :
Afrique sub-saharienne, de l'Afrique du sud au Niger jusqu’à la corne de l'Afrique, avec même certains individus au Yémen
Protection status :
Least concern (LC)
up to 1 kg
Mainly insect, but can eat lezards, batrachians, small fish, rats, even crabs.
These stork form couple tha build up big nest where the female lay 2 to 3 eggs that hatch after a month. Parent take turn to brood the eggs. The hatchlings leave the nest after 50 to 60 days.
Location in the Tropicale Reserve :
They have not yet arrived in our Tropical Reserve, but you can see them soon.